3 Massive Public Housing Redevelopments Taking Place in the USA

Housing authorities across the USA are always trying to develop or redevelop new or existing affordable housing.  In some cases, these redevelopments are multi-million and even billion dollar real estate deals.  In these instances, the redevelopment brings jobs, infrastructure and opportunities to areas that might be economically depressed.  Lets examine three of the larger projects… Read More 3 Massive Public Housing Redevelopments Taking Place in the USA

75% energy demand reduction by applying the DREEAM toolkit.

Wednesday morning, 14 June, 9:00-12:30 hrs the European Housing Network (Eurhonet), along with the European Federation for Living (EFL), will organize ‘Energy efficiency in social housing‘, a joint presentation of two projects on energy renovation: DREEAM (by Eurhonet) and TRIME (by EFL). We asked organizer Alessandro Cesale about DREEAM and Eurhonet’s participation in the ISHF.… Read More 75% energy demand reduction by applying the DREEAM toolkit.

Renovating an icon of social housing

The International Social Housing Festival’s main venue -Museum Het Schip- is located in the iconic, early 20th century residential block, ‘Het Schip’. During the festival, the block will be completely empty due to a large renovation project being constructed.  The owner, housing corporation ‘Eigen Haard’, has commissioned construction firm Vastbouw to completely renovate the block and improve… Read More Renovating an icon of social housing